UK high stakes legend Stephen Chidwick has won the Purple Jacket for winning the 2023 Poker Masters Leaderboard, while Jonathan Jaffe shipped the Main Event for $756,000.
Stephen Chidwick received the prestigious Purple Jacket for winning the 2023 Poker Masters leaderboard.
With one victory and four cashes, Chidwick topped the leaderboard with 688 points to earn himself the $50,000 first-place prize.
Stephen Chidwick hauled in $1,159,000 in prize money from the 2023 Poker Masters series.
Chidwick has now added the title of 2023 Poker Masters champion to his résumé that includes being crowned the 2018 U.S. Poker Open champion and 2022 PGT Player of the Year.
All of Chidwick’s four cashes at the 2023 Poker Masters were final-table appearances. In addition to his run in the final event, Chidwick finished sixth in Event #6: $10,000 NL Hold’em for $57,000, first in Event #8: $25,000 NL Hold’em for $400,000, and third in Event #9: $25,000 NL Hold’em for $148,000.
2023 Poker Masters Leaderboard Final Result:
- 1st: Stephen Chidwick – 688 points
- 2nd: Vladas Tamasauskas – 506 points
- 3rd: Chino Rheem – 487 points
- 4th: Alex Foxen – 460 points
- 5th: Jonathan Jaffe – 454 points
- 6th: Andrew Lichtenberger – 327 points
- 7th: Ren Lin – 325 points
- 8th: Darren Elias – 319 points
- 9th: Justin Bonomo – 314 points
- 10th: Brian Kim – 284 points
Jonathan Jaffe wins the 2023 Poker Masters Main Event for $756,000
Jonathan Jaffe has taken down the 2023 Poker Masters Main Event for $756,000.
42 players paid the huge $50,000 NL Hold’em and created a huge $2,100,000 prize pool with $756K up top.
It was US poker pro Jonathan Jaffe, who defeated 2023 Purple Jacket winner Steven Chidwick heads-up to secure the biggest payday of the series.
2023 Poker Masters Event #10 Payouts:
- 1st: Jonathan Jaffe – $756,000
- 2nd: Stephen Chidwick – $504,000
- 3rd: Alex Foxen – $336,000
- 4th: Brian Kim – $231,000
- 5th: Chino Rheem – $168,000
- 6th: Nick Petrangelo – $105,000
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